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Circle Pay for Europe, Circle Trading for Whales

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Text messages and blog opinions travel flawlessly around the world, and for free. Circle Pay believes money should do the same. France and Italy are its new proving grounds. Its parent company is encouraging institutional investors to trade crypto assets with Circle Trading, an over-the-counter (OTC) brand, which offers bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. 

Also read: Circle Financial: BitLicense Granted, Circle Pay Launch

Circle Pay’s Bitcoin Beginnings

Bitcoin as usable currency rather than just a technology or speculative instrument was one of the core motivations for Circle Internet Financial Limited (Circle), according to early promotion.

Circle Pay app demo

Its flagship brand rode buzz and excitement surrounding bitcoin to urge adoption of Circle Pay, advertising stressed, as a way to grow familiarity with the currency.

Some application users enjoyed its crypto exchange feature as well.

The model was popular enough to earn Circle four rounds of venture capital in as many years, totaling upwards of 100 million USD.

By late 2016, Circle Pay dropped its bitcoin-centric enthusiasm.

European Focus

Presently it’s rebranding as a fiat payment system, personal more than commercial, using metaphors of chat and text to help potential users better understand the application (app).

During a question and answer infomercial from France, co-founders Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville were hosted by Balthazar de Lavergne of The Family.

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